Nuclear Production of Hydrogen

Third Information Exchange Meeting, Oarai, Japan, 5-7 October 2005

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Hydrogen has the potential to play an important role as a sustainable and environmentally acceptable energy carrier in the 21st century. Since natural sources of pure hydrogen are extremely limited, it is necessary to develop technologies to produce large quantities of hydrogen economically. The currently dominant technology for producing hydrogen is based on reforming fossil fuels, a process which releases greenhouse gases. Hydrogen produced by water cracking, using heat and surplus electricity from nuclear power plants, requires no fossil fuels and results in lower greenhouse gas emissions. This conference proceedings presents the state of the art in the nuclear production of hydrogen and describes its associated scientific and technical challenges.



A Study on the Hi Concentration by Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Electrodialysis

Nuclear Energy Agency

Concentration of HI over HIx solution by polymer electrolyte membrane electrodialysis was investigated using galvanodynamic and galvanostatic polarisation method. For this purpose, HIx solution with sub-azeotrope composition (HI : I2 : H2O = 1.0 : 0.5 : 5.8) was prepared.


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